The table below looks at the statistics for WordPress skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WordPress over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WordPress
Rank 96 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing WordPress 9 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.55% 0.062% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 0.39% 5.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 11
Median daily rate £200 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £270
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-58.90% +151.72%
WordPress
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
261 256 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.81% 15.89% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 161 131
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.42% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 22
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -36.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

WordPress
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing WordPress as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

WordPress Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WordPress across the East Midlands region.

WordPress Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

WordPress
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WordPress within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -3 7 £200 -33.33% 2
Derbyshire - 1 £200 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £270 - 1
WordPress
England

WordPress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WordPress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for WordPress.

1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (80.00%) MySQL
3 11 (73.33%) CSS
3 11 (73.33%) HTML
4 9 (60.00%) jQuery
5 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
5 8 (53.33%) Web Development
6 7 (46.67%) Bitbucket
7 4 (26.67%) LAMP
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
8 3 (20.00%) Sass
9 2 (13.33%) LESS
9 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (13.33%) HTML5
9 2 (13.33%) OO
9 2 (13.33%) Apache
9 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
9 2 (13.33%) CMS
9 2 (13.33%) Marketing
10 1 (6.67%) Zend
10 1 (6.67%) Drupal
10 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (6.67%) TDD
10 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
10 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (6.67%) Linux
10 1 (6.67%) SQL
10 1 (6.67%) CRM

WordPress
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) MySQL
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (46.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) PHP Developer
3 8 (53.33%) Web Developer
4 5 (33.33%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (20.00%) WordPress Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior
6 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Junior Web Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Designer
7 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
7 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (6.67%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) OO PHP Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (6.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) CSS
1 11 (73.33%) HTML
2 9 (60.00%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) LAMP
4 3 (20.00%) Sass
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) LESS
6 1 (6.67%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Augmented Reality
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) e-Learning
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Web Development
2 3 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
4 1 (6.67%) OO PHP
4 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) PHP
2 12 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Zend